Bukchon Traditional Culture Center

Gwanghwamun & Jongno-gu

There's an informative exhibition about hanok homes and the Bukchon area, housed in this larger-than-average hanok. It's generally unstaffed but sometimes you may find English-speaking volunteers here and you may be able to pick up the free English booklet Discovery Buckchon, which includes a map detailing the top eight photo spots around the area.

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